Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea


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Although most South Koreans profess to holdfavorable views of the United States, the phenomenon of anti-Americanism in this "pro-American" country is wellknown. David Straub, who served as the head of the political section at the U.S. embassy in Seoul for three years, analyzes the arc of increasing anti-American sentiment from 1999 that climaxed in 2002 in massive demonstrations over the accidental killing of two schoolgirls by a vehicle driven by American soldiers. Straub argues--using case studies of major incidents ...

Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea 2015, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford

ISBN-13: 9781931368384

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